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2013-12-18 08:26:43

Awards iGATE a five-year contract valued at $80 million - with a possible one year extension - to support its mission to provide exceptional customer service and increased operational efficiency LONDON and ISELIN, New Jersey, December 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- iGATE [http://www.igate.com ] Corporation (iGATE), the first Integrated Technology and Operations (iTOPS) company providing Business Outcomes-based solutions, today announced that it has secured a new five-year contract...

2013-12-18 04:20:39

ZURICH, Switzerland, December 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrates Takeda's commitment to bring new, innovative treatments to patients Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH ("Takeda") today announced further expansion of its commercial platform with the establishment of its wholly-owned subsidiary in Israel. Together with Algeria, Ecuador, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam, Israel is the sixth sales entity Takeda has opened this year to reinforce its platform in growth...

2013-12-17 23:24:18

The Wellesley Education Foundation Board of Directors pledge to match every donation made to WEF in December, dollar-for-dollar, up to $18,000; giving the gift of education during the holiday season doubles your impact. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 The Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) announces the launch of an exciting new initiative, The WEF Board of Directors’ Holiday Matching Gift Challenge. Through this program, members of the board of directors have aggregately...

2013-12-17 00:20:24

BASEL, Switzerland, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell its Dulcinea Farms business ("Dulcinea") to Pacific Trellis Fruit LLC ("Pacific Trellis"), a US-based international grower and marketer of fresh produce. Based in California, Dulcinea was formed in 2004 in partnership with Tanimura & Antle, initially as a vehicle for branding proprietary mini-watermelon and specialty melon genetics directly to consumers through...

2013-12-12 12:26:56

ANTWERP, Belgium and ZÜRICH, December 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- genae, a global Contract Research Organization (CRO) and services provider for the medical devices industries, today announced the incorporation of genae International AG. The centrally located Swiss services facility will support the group's expanding operations and forms the second base in Europe. "The Swiss offices reflect the growing demand of our strategic partners to provide local presence and...

2013-12-12 12:20:15

Enterprise Rent-A-Car network on track to extend across the whole of Europe LONDON, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New franchisee appointments in Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland have helped Enterprise Rent-A-Car to achieve a major milestone in the development of its European presence: an uninterrupted network that will extend the Enterprise brand across the whole of EU. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130730/MM55552LOGO-d) These new partnerships bring the company...

2013-12-12 08:33:07

UMTS/HSPA module family perfect for global M2M, automotive and consumer devices THALWIL, Switzerland, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss-based u-blox, a global leader in wireless and positioning modules and integrated circuits for the industrial, automotive and consumer markets, has expanded its popular SARA cellular module family with 3G variants, the SARA-U series. The new modules are the industry's smallest surface mount UMTS/HSPA cellular modems, ideal for a wide range of...

2013-12-11 12:29:51

85 out of every 100 people in Switzerland have access to the internet. Internet usage is on the rise, with even 70 percent of senior citizens going online. However, the concerns about using the internet are still substantial ─ for example with regard to companies monitoring the data. In general, young people are less worried and women are more concerned about protecting their privacy. These are the results of a study carried out by the Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research...

2013-12-10 23:28:58

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that Kernkraftwerk Leibstadt AG has decided to extend its fuel contract with Westinghouse for manufacturing and delivery of fuel to the nuclear power plant in Leibstadt, Switzerland. BRUSSELS (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that Kernkraftwerk Leibstadt AG has decided to extend its fuel contract with Westinghouse for manufacturing and delivery of reload fuel to the nuclear power plant in Leibstadt,...

2013-12-10 20:21:12

VERCORIN, Switzerland, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Gerber is a Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon with a special interest in biologic surgical treatments of musculoskeletal conditions of the lower limbs. He also is employed as medical advisor in research and development of computer assisted navigation in orthopedic surgery and a European project regarding innovative orthopedic laser treatment. Dr. Gerber undertook his comprehensive orthopedic surgical specialist training at the...


Latest Switzerland Reference Libraries

Alpine Ibex, Capra ibex
2012-08-24 16:23:24

The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) can be found in the European Alps. It is locally known as the Steinbock in German, the bouquetin in French, the kozorog in Slovenian, and the stambecco in Italian. Its range was once restricted to Northern Italy in the Gran Paradiso National Park, but now comprises nearly all of the European Alps including France, Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, and Switzerland. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas near the snowline on the edge of forests. It can be found at...

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2008-05-06 14:47:35

The Nine-spined Stickleback (Pungitius pungitius), is a species of fish in the Gasterosteidae family. It is found in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Republic of, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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2007-12-18 11:46:03

The Appenzeller Sennenhund is a breed from Switzerland bred for the purpose of guarding flocks and being a general farm dog. It is a medium-sized breed that is friendly and excels in obedience competitions. Because the Appenzeller Sennenhund is a herding dog, it needs plenty of exercise and room to run. If this dog gets bored, he could become restless and destructive. The Appenzeller Sennenhund would be a good pet for someone who has ample time to spend with their animal. Photo...

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